Author(s): UW Medicine Intensive Care Unit

Date Authored: September 10, 2017

This handout offers information for families and loved ones of patients. It explains how doctors determine that a person is dead based on their brain function. It is available in Amharic, English, Khmer (Cambodia), Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Handout PDFs are available in sidebar.

The Brain
Photo by Francisco Bengoa (cc license).